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    The fifth graders had a wonderful time visiting Fulton Senior Center for Avenues and Hudson Guild's Community Day!
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Archive for ‘community-engagement’

AnaMaria is responsible for supporting the practice, protocol and intentionality in community engagement as well as facilitating and informing practices and awareness around access, equity, race and diversity.  More...

On Thursday, October 20, more than 200 students in grades six through eight participated in the middle grades Community Day—an example of Avenues’ mission to graduate students who are humble about their gifts and generous of spirit. Each grade participated in a different project: sixth grade cleaned up parks in Flushing, Queens; seventh grade participated […]  More...

Ninth and tenth graders interviewed some of our Spanish-speaking neighbors at the Hudson Guild Senior Center as part of a monologue project. Everyone had such a good time that the students decided to throw a salsa party and invite their new friends.  More...

Making community engagement more “normal” for Avenues students will be one of Brandon Bunt's primary goals as class president.   More...

On Community Engagement Day this past April, 12 Avenues Lower School families chose to spend their cold and crisp Saturday morning at the Hudson Guild Fulton Center garden. The Fulton Community Center helps to keep Senior Chelsea residents (“55 and better”) healthy, active and engaged through a range of educational, recreational and wellness-related activities.  More...

In October, the entire seventh grade went to P.S. 90 in Coney Island, the Edna Cohen School, to spend a day playing music and reading with elementary school students.  More...

Project Cicero is an annual non-profit book drive designed to create and supplement classroom libraries in under-resourced New York City public schools. Begun in 2001, the drive at Avenues went from March 7–10 this year and boxes everywhere in the school were overflowing with donations.  More...

Congratulations to Upper School senior Ally Witt! Her senior Mastery project, the Educational Equity Conference, on which she worked for over a year with her mentors, Ms. Kim Allen and Mr. Mark Gutkowski, was a triumphant success on February 27.   More...

9th and 10th grade students interviewed Spanish-speaking members of Hudson Guild's Fulton Senior Center about their perspectives on community, then transformed the interviews into monologues in the seniors' own voices. Students then went on to perform their monologues at Hudson Guild.  More...

A glimpse of how students benefit from an environment in which they use the language they are learning in real life situations. Students in nursery through fourth grade at Avenues learn one of the two world languages—Spanish or Mandarin Chinese—in an immersion classroom setting. Older students have intensive classes in one of the same two languages. In line with the school mission statement, they make use of these skills in acts of community engagement and outreach.  More...